Crime

Coleman Young -HUAC Hearings 1952

1952 – HUAC Hearings Come To Detroit – Coleman Young Testifies – Past Daily Reference Room

HUAC Committee Hearings – Michigan Communist Activities – Feb. 28,1952 – WJR-Detroit – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – For those of you who don’t remember that period during the 1950s, where the Communist scare took on unprecedented proportions, the wave of Hearings took place in most major cities of the...

Sid Vicious

October 23, 1978 – Peace Watch In The Middle East – Suicide Watch For Sid Vicious

October 23, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 23, 1978 – Depending on your age, you were either very interested in the ongoing and almost-there Middle-East Peace negotiations, or the news that Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious had attempted suicide and was rushed...

Henry Kissinger

October 12, 1972 – Vietnam Peace Speculation And A Nothing Burger Named Watergate.

October 12, 1972 – NBC Nightly News – Audio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 12, 1972. A Presidential election campaign in full-swing and Vietnam peace negotiations in Paris were looking hopeful. Henry Kissinger came back to Washington after four days of private meetings with North Vietnams top negotiators...

Mass shootings in America

A History Of Wringing Hands – Mass Shootings In America 1991-2016 – Past Daily Reference Room

Mass Killings – news reports – Sandy Hook, Columbine, Orlando, Oklahoma, San Bernardino – 1991-2016 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the news reports and bulletins continue to pour in over the latest mass shooting, the questions and the hand-wringing begin. The mantra of Gun legislation Now and the...

Spiro Agnew 1973

September 29, 1973 – Agnew: “I Will Not Resign If Indicted, I Will NOT Resign!”

September 29, 1973 – CBS Radio: The Washington Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 29, 1973 – Not enough we had Nixon and Watergate to weather through, we now had a scandal involving vice-President Spiro Agnew, which was not going to go away anytime soon. Seems the issue...